The effect of landscaping on property value

by | Jan 10, 2018

Investing in Landscaping, it’s a hot market!

Have you ever wondered how much a landscape affects the value of your property? Well, the answer is a lot! Ottawa Citizen recommends investing 20-30% of the property’s value into a landscaping design. Here is why you should invest:

Money does grow on Trees

Studies in Australia have shown that trees increase property value, a broad-leafed tree located on a street verge in front of a home increases the median property price by about $16,889. So plant local trees and plants around your property! Explore our list of which trees grow best in Calgary. 

Landscaping Has a 109% ROI

A Michigan State University found that homeowners achieved a 109% return on investment for every landscaping dollar spent on materials. This was higher than any other home improvement investment, thus proving that it pays to invest in your landscape!

Perceived Home Value Increases by 5-11%

Not only did Michigan State University find a 109% ROI, but researchers also found that professional landscape designers can increase the perceived value of a home by 5-11%. This is attributed to their advanced spatial awareness skills and experience with designing landscapes. Ron has over 30 years experience creating landscapes that are profitable and increase people’s quality of life.

As proven, it really does pay to invest in your landscape! If you would like to learn more about what you can do to increase the value of your home, read this article.

Contact Us for a Complementary Landscaping Consultation

Are you looking to get a return on investment for your home? At Ananda Landscapes, we can help build a landscape that fits your lifestyle but that also will increase the value of your property. Get in touch and make an investment with a high ROI.